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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Eye Emergency Services

If this is a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute provides state-of-the-art emergency eye care at our Miami location. Eye emergencies range from infections to trauma and, if untreated, can lead to visual loss or other health problems. Our Emergency Department is designated primarily for the emergent diagnosis, care and treatment of eye problems by a trained ophthalmic team. This team consists of board-certified physicians, ophthalmologists pursuing sub-specialty fellowship training, ophthalmology residents, registered nurses, ophthalmic technicians and patient access staff.

Download the Emergency Department Brochure for more information.

Hours of Operation

The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


900 NW 17 Street
Miami, FL. 33136
(Entrance is located on the 2nd floor)

Telephone: (305) 326-6170
Fax: (305) 326-6114